How to Keep Your Home Safe During the Holidays

Holidays home safety tips and advice.

While most of us are focused on spending time with family and friends, shopping for gifts, and making travel plans over the holidays, it’s also important to keep your home safe during this busy season. Yes, the holidays can be stressful, and the thought of a fire, theft or …

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Pennsylvania Homeowners and State Laws Every Resident Should Know (Now)

Pennsylvania laws and homeowner regulations every resident needs to know.

All homeowners have certain expectations about what their insurance policies will cover. But the laws pertaining to coverage vary by state. State-specific laws are important to understand when signing up for a homeowners insurance policy and this is particularly true in Pennsylvania. Homeowners insurance

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When is a Good Time to Sell?

Find the best time to sell, before you plot your next move.

The best time to ask yourself this question, obviously, is before you actually need to sell. It’s always best to anticipate your future needs: is your family growing? Will you need a bigger home in the next five years? Are you in an

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Let’s Talk Pipes

How to avoid the dreaded mid-winter pipe burst.

Burst water pipes due to freezing can leave you, your family and your home in a state of crisis. When water freezes in your pipes, it expands and that expansion can cause a rupture. Typically, the rupture doesn’t occur at the point in the pipe where it’s

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Arizona Spotlight: Insurance for Mobile and Modular Homes

What Arizona residents need to know before insuring their mobile homes.

In recent years, Arizona has been one of the fastest-growing states in the country. It’s a popular place for retirees and snowbirds (people who relocate to escape harsh winters). Many Arizona residents choose to live in manufactured and modular homes.

Regardless of the kind

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Time to Clean the Fireplace… Again!


It’s that time of the year again when you need to start preparing for winter.  Is summer already over? Seasons shift quickly and as autumn sets in, indeed, it is time to make early preparations for the colder months ahead. Outside of cleaning your rain gutters and making sure your water pipes are insulated

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Preparing Your Home for Fall


How to prep your home in fall.

As the days get shorter and temperatures begin to cool, it’s time to start thinking about performing seasonal maintenance on your home. Homeowners caught unaware by quickly changing weather and sudden frigid temperatures (particularly in cooler climates), might face unexpected repairs and aggravation.

Get your head in

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Top-Rated Smart Home Technology

Defining the best smart home tech for your home can be daunting. So start here, narrowing down the top options.

New technology is finding its way into the marketplace at a rapid pace. Gadgets and devices are not only making our lives easier, but they’re also making our homes safer. Find out what you should

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Adding a Granny Flat? Here’s What You Need to Know

Should you add a new rental or care giver unit to your home?

There are various reasons why a homeowner might want to add a granny flat to their property. These flats are secondary housing units built on the same lot (or occupying the same structure) as a homeowner’s primary residence. In recent years, granny

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Homeowners Insurance and Your Home-Based Business

Protect your home office as well as you protect the rest of your home – with the right insurance policy.

Do you maintain a home office, work full-time from home, or operate a business out of your home? If so, your standard homeowners insurance policy may not cover several aspects of your home-based office or

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